Family Day Will be Out of This
By Davide Castelvecchi
‘Our Universe, Large
and Small’ is the theme for the 2004 SLAC Family Day and it is coming up
soon. It is fun for everyone, so be sure not to miss it!
Reserve the date and
time: September 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“Family Day is a giant
picnic for all SLAC employees and their families,” says planning
committee co-chair Erin Smith (HR). “Come alone or bring family. There
will be great food and activities for all ages.”
• Star Search Talent
Show—we all juggle priorities, but can you juggle or sing or do a tap
dance? Be sure to sign up with Pauline Wethington (MS 58, Ext. 4559).
• Casino Royale (ages
18 and up)—if you can’t make it to Vegas, this is the next best thing!
Bring your lucky charm with you and play in our casino!
• Kids Korral—features
Krafts for Kids, such as creating candy necklaces and solar system
mobiles, face painting and much more. Grown-ups allowed in the Korral if
accompanied by a kid.
• Fun things to do—an
inflatable giant slide, midway games, a basketball shoot and ping pong.
Or get a team to participate in the volleyball tournament.
• Classic Cars—Bring
in your classic set of wheels to show off.
• Try the popcorn, sno
cones and cotton candy.
demonstrations, talks and tours are always popular.
DJ Eddie McGee will
spin and introduce gigs by rock bands, The Seventh Season and Nocturnal.
And did we mention
There will be two
tents to sit in the shade and enjoy the different styles of food:
Andromeda (Traditional BBQ), Cygnus-1 (Indian) Vega (Asian) and Saturn
Please return the
flyer or go online to let us know if you will be attending. This will
help us order enough food for all attendees.
The complete program
and lunch menu will be available on the Web at: